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article 04 July 2014 World, Sri Lanka
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by Tamil woman raped by Sri Lankan soldiers to be deported

Weeks after William Hague's summit on sexual violence in conflict, the British government is to deport a Tamil woman back to Sri Lanka, despite claims she was repeatedly raped by Sri Lankan soldiers.

article 14 March 2014 World, Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka arrest for missing son's campaigning mother

Balenderan Jayakumari campaigned to find her son, who went missing during Sri Lanka's civil war. Now she herself has been arrested, along with her 13-year-old daughter.

video 16 November 2013 World, Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka icon Murali - 'Cameron has been misled' - video

After bowling at David Cameron, Sri Lanka's cricketing legend Muttyah Muralitharan tells Jon Snow that the PM was "misled" over Tamils in the north, and the country must "forget and forgive".

post 15 November 2013
Read more from Jonathan Miller on his blog Cameron 'good to his word' in tackling Rajapaksa on human rights

The British prime minister appears to have delivered an uncompromising message to Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa during a meeting on Friday afternoon.

video 15 November 2013 UK, Sri Lanka

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Cameron: I will shine a light on Sri Lanka - video

David Cameron tells Jon Snow Sri Lanka's leadership has a chance to bring the country together - but he pledges to shine a light on what happened after the civil war and on what is happening now.

video 11 November 2013 UK, Sri Lanka

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Protests meet Channel 4 News arrival in Sri Lanka - video

In 2009, C4 News was deported from Sri Lanka after reporting on the final days of its civil war. Now hosting the CHOGM conference, protests met the channel as it arrived to cover the event in Colombo.

video 11 November 2013 World, Sri Lanka

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Channel 4 News confronted by protesters in Sri Lanka - video

A Channel 4 News team arrives in Sri Lanka and is mobbed by protesters angry at our reporting of the army's actions during the final days of the country's civil war in 2009.

article 07 November 2013 World, Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka boycott 'would damage Commonwealth' - Hague

Foreign Secretary William Hague defends the government's decision to go to a Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka, but says the UK backs the UN's calls for an inquiry.

post 25 September 2013
Read more from Jon on Snowblog A dimly lit Sri Lankan affair, in a side street beneath the UN

Why did Britain stage a drinks reception with the Sri Lankan government , in the shadow of UN headquarters, when Colombo's role in horrific war crimes remains unanswered?